Latest news stories from ELHT

Find out what’s been going on recently at the Trust. 

Posted: 22 March 2019
Brand New Children’s Play Area Opens at the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital

Children and their families who spend time at the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital are absolutely delighted with their new play area that has opened today.

Posted: 21 March 2019
Your Accessibility Guide for East Lancashire Hospitals is now live!

ELHT has partnered with AccessAble to create Detailed Access Guides for Royal Blackburn and Burnley General hospitals.

Posted: 20 March 2019
Faster, easier diagnosis thanks to charity’s significant scanner donation

A Darwen-based charity has donated thousands of pounds to purchase a mobile bladder scanner for the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital.

Posted: 18 March 2019
Community End of Life care rated ‘Outstanding’ following CQC inspection

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s (ELHT) community end of life care provision has been awarded the highest possible ‘Outstanding’ rating....

Posted: 15 March 2019
Hospital Safety Initiative Wins National Patient Safety Award

A groundbreaking safety initiative adopted from the airline industry and now used to protect patients undergoing surgery....

Posted: 13 March 2019
Trust supports National No Smoking Day

Wednesday 13 March is National No Smoking Day and ELHT’s Health and Wellbeing service is ready to help smokers quit. No Smoking Day is an annual health awareness day which aims to support and connect millions of people who are on their smoke-free journey.

Posted: 8 March 2019
East Lancashire best training hospitals for paediatric doctors

The paediatric department at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) is rated best in the north west for training specialist child doctors (paediatricians).